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Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future

HELIX



Helix® amp and effects processors set the standard for ease of use when crafting authentic sounding and feeling guitar tones. Helix family products feature an intuitive interface that replaces unwieldy menu diving with straightforward interaction. Helix products are also remarkably versatile and may be used in a variety of applications—from professional multi-effects processors to your entire rig.

HX® Modeling technology captures the sound of vintage and modern amps, cabs, mics, and effects precisely and accurately.

Register your Helix processor for a free second year of warranty coverage. You may also purchase additional coverage under the Service Plus Extended Warranty or Service Plus Advanced Replacement programs. (Note: These programs available to U.S. customers only.)

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Experience the sound of Helix.


The HX models in Helix deliver attributes and nuances that weren’t previously attainable from modeling, giving you classic bloom and spongy compression on some amp models, and powerful overdrive on others.

  • Match LA
  • Fuzzy Plexi
  • Litigation
  • Double Grunt
  • Movie Tremolo
  • Vibe Match
  • Vintage Soup
  • Vintage Swell
  • Beast Claw (Bass)
  • Flip Filter (Bass)
  • Freddy K (Bass)
  • Woody 360 (Bass)
  • Sunny Dark (Bass)

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Explore Features

  • AUTHENTIC TONE
  • HX CABS/IMPULSE RESPONSES
  • COMPONENT MODELING
  • BEHAVIORAL MODELING
  • INTERACTION
  • FOUR STEREO SIGNAL PATHS
  • SNAPSHOTS
  • COMMAND CENTER
  • SCRIBBLE STRIPS
  • CAPACITIVE-TOUCH FOOTSWITCHES
  • EXPRESSION PEDAL
  • HX EDIT
  • HELIX NATIVE
  • VARIAX CONTROL
  • POWERCAB
Helix Floor

Helix Floor

Flagship Amp & Effects Processor

The Helix Floor amp and effect processor leverages HX modeling to deliver the authentic sound and feel of modern and vintage amps, cabs, and effects—while its player-friendly interface sets the standard for ease of use. Whether onstage, in the studio, or anyplace else—Helix Floor delivers outstanding performance.

Helix Rack

Helix Rack

Rack-Mountable Amp & Effects Processor

The rack-mountable Helix Rack amp and effect processor leverages HX modeling to deliver the authentic sound and feel of modern and vintage amps, cabs, and effects—while its player-friendly interface makes it easy to operate. The optional Helix Control foot controller adds capacitive-touch footswitches and customizable scribble strips for increased control.

Helix Control

Helix Control

Floor-based controller for Helix Rack

The Helix Rack guitar and effects processor can be controlled by almost any MIDI-capable device—but only the Helix Control pedal accesses its full functionality. Features include 12 capacitive-touch footswitches with color-coded LED rings and customizable scribble strips, three expression pedal inputs, and hands-free editing when in Pedal Edit Mode.

Helix LT

Helix LT

Streamlined Amp & Effects Processor

The Helix LT amp and effects processor features a player-friendly user interface and boasts and the same DSP power and HX modeling found in the flagship Helix Floor and Helix Rack processors—all in a streamlined package. Whether onstage, in the studio, or anyplace else—Helix LT delivers outstanding performance.

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Helix Native

Amp & Effects Plugin

The Helix Native amp and effects plugin brings the power of HX modeling to your studio. Like the hardware members of the Helix family, Helix Native delivers the authentic sound and feel of modern and vintage amps, cabs, mics, and effects—while also serving as a powerful sound-design tool.

Helix Backpack unzipped with Helix Floor inside

Helix Backpack

Helix Backpack is a luggage-grade case designed for Helix products. Its closed-cell foam padding provides maximum protection, along with Water-resistant zippers. Air-mesh backing, stowable backpack straps and multiple handles make it comfortable to wear or carry. Inside, there is ample room for accessories, with Velcro straps to keep everything organized.

Mission SP1-L6H & Mission EP1-L6 expression pedals

Mission Pedals

Mission Engineering expression pedals are optimized to get the most out of your Line 6 Helix family products. The potentiometers are precisely matched to the specifications of Helix Floor, Helix Rack/Control, and Helix LT, resulting in a natural response. Available as a standard expression pedal or with a toe switch.

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Line 6 Marketplace

Marketplace is an online one-stop shop for custom presets and impulse responses (IRs) designed specifically to be used with Helix, HX (and POD® Go) processors. You’ll find an extensive selection of Line 6-approved products from influential artists and popular sound vendors, all intended to help you increase your sonic possibilities.


ADDITIONAL HX PRODUCTS

HX Stomp XL

HX Stomp XL

Compact Amp and Effects Processor

The HX Stomp XL compact amp and effects processor delivers HX modeling in a performance-ready pedal with eight capacitive-touch footswitches and the same HX models found in Helix products. The assignable footswitches let you access and control those blocks in powerful ways making HX Stomp XL flexible enough for use in nearly any application.

HX Stomp

HX Stomp

Ultra-Compact Amp & Effects Processor

The HX Stomp ultra-compact amp and effects processor delivers the sound of Helix in a professional-grade performance-ready pedal. It features the same HX models found in Helix products—400+ amps, cabs, and effects—and may be used as a “super stompbox” a travel rig, an audio recording interface, or even your complete setup.

HX Effects

HX Effects

Effects Processor

The HX Effects processor was designed to be integrated into traditional amp and pedal setups and may serve as anything from a dedicated multi-effects unit to the command center for your entire rig. It features more than 250 HX and Legacy effects, and eight capacitive-touch footswitches with LED rings and LCD scribble strips.

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HX Family

Compact Professional Performance

The HX family of processors leverage the power of HX modeling to deliver the authentic sound and feel of modern and vintage gear in three performance-ready pedals: the HX Stomp XL compact amp and effects processor, the HX Stomp ultra-compact amp and effects processor, and the effects-only HX Effects processor.

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